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May 23, 2011 08:32 AM

Can you make pici with the assistance of a pasta machine?

I had wonderful pici when I was in Tuscany. I am visiting my mom and her husband this weekend and her husband has offered to make us fresh pasta. I would like him to make pici for us, the problem is, he has a new pasta machine that he has been using and making pici entirely from hand looks burdensome.
My question is: will pici made entirely from a pasta machine still be good? Or can the machine be used for rolling out and cutting the pasta, then still had rolled at the end?

Thank you!

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  1. The pici doesn't much care how its dough gets to be about 1/4 inch thick so using a pasta machine shouldn't raise any issues.